LANOTEC creation strengthened the technological leadership of the country in the region. Nowadays, cutting edge facilities are devoted to the study of advanced materials and the training of human resources in micro- and nano-technologies.
Some active areas of LANOTEC's interdisciplinary research include medicine, metallurgy, polymer science, microbiology, geophysics, among others. Furthermore, LANOTEC develops specific applications to meet the challenges of the industrial sector.
LANOTEC aims actively to create multilateral partnerships for scientific research with institutions such as universities, foundations, private companies, NGOs and other national and international institutions. To integrate the academic, public and private sectors for the development of more productive and environmentally friendly technologies, the government of Costa Rica declared Nanotechnology research of public interest on May 16 th , 2011.
From materials characterization and improvement, to new products formulation and development. Our Laboratory services include a wide spectrum of solutions
The Laboratory offers training for companies interested on improving their staff qualities, and academic courses for students.